WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT BOOK TITLES
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Caroline Bock-BEFORE MY EYES

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT BOOK TITLES

Writing is easy… just a matter of staring at blank page until your forehead bleeds-- Gene Fowler.
 
Gene Fowler was a screenwriter during the Golden Era of Hollywood. Today, we’d have to modify his quote to read “staring at a blank screen.” But the idea is the same. We struggle as writers. The screen stays blank. We wish for blood. Worse yet, we have no one else to commiserate with except other writers (thank goodness for she writes). We obsess. I obsessed about the title for my debut novel and even changed it after it was sold to St. Martin’s Press.  
 
My novel was originally titled: L.I.E.

......the rest of this article can be found at www.shewrites.com  -- where I am the guest editor all week!!  This is an amazing website dedicated to building a community online for women writers.  Check out the rest of my article on "What We Talk About When We Talk About Book Titles" at www.shewrites.com.

I will return to my poem -- "Idiot Box" -- next week!!

Truly, the author of LIE.




4 Comments to WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT BOOK TITLES:

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o d d on Thursday, May 10, 2012 11:09 AM
Fowler the best screenwriter which I have ever seen! He knows so much about it! My good friend knows him!
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